PLEASE NOTE: In real life, I don't think I use the word "toilet"(unless in reference to
As I was trying to say.........My near constant state of mentally managing shallow and repetitive tasks perpetuates my fatigue and dis-satisfaction. However, now acquainted with the term "uni-tasking", I intend to do more of it.
Uh-oh, gotta go: Phone ringing, 1 baby crying, 1 poopy diaper, unpaid bills, unwalked dog, uncooked dinner, unshaved beaver, un-sexed husband.
Great is my need to sit and listen to the Eagles song Learn To Be Still .
Occasionally, when playing with my (little)boys I set a timer and commit to thinking only of whatever it is that we are doing, until I am released by the beep, that I find otherwise vexing. It is near impossible for me to naturally remain present even in times of fun.
Here is what AJ Jacobs has to say of multi/uni-tasking, "I’ve come to believe multitasking isn’t just a minor problem, it’s the Eleventh plague." The Guinea Pig Diaries: What a fun and equally thought provoking book. Clever, genuine, and self deprecating AJ Jacobs will make you laugh as much as think if you are able and allowed settle down and read between blog hopping, twittering, Facebooking, and texting. Oh...and raising children.